A "nice, safe position" for PCBUs to take when determining whether a worker is impaired by drugs is by referring to impairment thresholds outlined in Australian Standards, Workplace Law managing director Athena Koelmeyer told a recent OHS Alert webinar. She also answers four related questions attendees asked during the presentation.
What was the most misleading safety slogan from the past? What are some of the barriers safety managers face when challenging previous safety practices, and how do they overcome them? A safety expert answers these questions and more here.
Do you know what to do in a workplace emergency such as a fire or bomb threat? Watch this webcast to learn efficient workplace emergency planning strategies and the best way to communicate them to workers.
In determining whether an injured employee can perform the inherent requirements of a job, employers must ensure they rely on medical evidence and not their own assumptions, two employment lawyers have stressed.
Drug and alcohol testing is now an accepted way for many employers to meet their workplace safety obligations. But which form of testing is appropriate? And what should employers consider when enforcing their policies?